Nested Baskets in Natural with Black Accents, Set of 3

Asha Handicrafts

SKU: IX00AR21001_DS
UPC: 732064585727
WEIGHT: 2.1 lb

This set of three baskets are hand crafted by women in the Uttar Pradesh region of India.  Beautiful accent pieces in your home or great wall decor.  The trio creates a beautiful collection on a living room or kitchen wall.  The trays are sturdy and durable.  Sustainable Decor at its best!   

Product Features:

  • Type: Basket.
  • Colors: Natural and Black.
  • Materials: Dried grass, upcycled and cotton yarn.
  • Azo-free dye.
  • Dimensions:
    • Large tray: Approx. 10 inch diameter and 2 inches tall.
    • Medium tray: Approx. 8.5 inch diameter and 2 inches tall.  
    • Small tray: Approx. 7.5 inch diameter and 2 inches tall.
  • Eco Friendly.

This sturdy, hand-crafted basket is simple, yet artistic and goes with a wide range of styles from boho to traditional.  The basket's durability makes it both decorative and functional.  Whether you use this as a planter, desk accessory, kitchen utensil container, or an an accent piece on a mantle... you will love it.  Sustainable Decor at its best! 

Story behind the Art: 

These baskets are handwoven from dried Moonj and Kassa grass that is native to Uttar Pradesh, India.  The basket making process is very detailed and time consuming.  The dried grass is first soaked in cold water before coiling to make the grass flexible.  Coils are made and artfully woven and then stitched together to form the basket.  These are made exclusively by a marginalized women's group.  Production is done at home and then brought to a local center which allows the women to also work in agriculture.   

Due to the handmade nature, slight variations in size, color, shape, pattern, or other characteristics may be evident. Each piece is truly a unique work of art, lovingly crafted by hand.

 

 


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